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Nigeria @55: Prologue: Still groping in the dark


on October 01, 2015   /   in News, Nigeria@55 4:49 pm

One of the enduring topics of debate over Nigeria’s nationhood is the question: was Nigeria’s amalgamation a mistake? In Read More →

Irresponsibility of Nigerian politicians dragged us backward – Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed

on October 01, 2015   /   in News, Nigeria@55

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, in this interview said the waywardness and irresponsibility of the Nigerian pol Read More →

Nigeria@55: I’m worried, unhappy but optimistic – Osoba

Olusegun Osoba

on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

Former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Segun Osoba, in this chat, shares his thoughts on the state of nation, where we Read More →

Policing Nigeria: The challenges


on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

GENERALLY speaking, it is beyond doubt that the security situation in Nigeria today is still worrisome. People are still caut Read More →

Nigeria@55: Change expected in health

on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

FORTUNES of the nation’s health sector have slumped following long years of decay and decadence, and there is no doubt that a repositioning is overdue. The transformation to a sector that gives reason for hope and cheer is desirable. There is a plethora of expectations Nigerians want from a health sector rife with tales and expressions of fear, sadness and death. Nigeria currently has some of the poorest health indicators in the world and attention should be more focused on improving these national health indices. Change must begin with the leadership through increased political commitment at all levels, enforcement of professionalism and a defined framework for health practice that clearly defines roles and responsibilities within the system. Read More →

ECONOMY: Need for fiscal federalism, others


on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

The post independence economy of Nigeria seemed to be moving in the right direction with the regions taking charge of their r Read More →

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Corruption: Granting immunity to Saraki, Dogara is breaking the law – SERAP

Dogara and Saraki

on October 09, 2015   /   in News, Trending 9:42 am

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the leadership of the National Assembly to “immediat Read More →

N53bn diverted by Amaechi’s administration in Rivers —Omereji Commission

report: Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State (right), receiving the report of the Rivers State Commission of Inquiry on the Sale of Valued Assets from the Chairman,  Justice George Omereji, at Government House,  Port Harcourt, yesterday.

on October 08, 2015   /   in News, Trending 9:16 am

Rivers State Commission of Inquiry on the Sale of Valued Assets set up by Governor Nyesom Wike, yesterday, submitted its Read More →

Battle For Battalion Hqtrs in Yobe: Army kills 100, loses 7 in battle with terrorists

Boko Haram

on October 08, 2015   /   in News, Trending

As the battle to bring an end to the Boko Haram insurgency by December continues, the Nigerian Army fighting with the suppor Read More →

Why I removed Enyeama as Eagles captain — Oliseh

Enyeama lifts Ahmed Musa on his shoulder at a training session prior to 2014 W/Cup in Brazil.

on October 08, 2015   /   in News, Sports, Trending

The dramatis personae in what has become known as the show of shame of Belgium have been speaking on their actions even as th Read More →

I was stripped naked and thrown out — Enyeama

Enyeama Vincent

on October 08, 2015   /   in News, Sports, Trending

After the yelling, shouting and shoving that engulfed the Super Eagles camp in Belgium on Tuesday, skipper Vincent Enyeama st Read More →

Edwin Clark backs Buhari, says Jonathan ‘too gentle’ to fight corruption

E. K. Clark

on October 07, 2015   /   in News, Trending 8:42 pm

Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday, disclosed that former Pr Read More →

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No politician is worth losing your blood for, 2Face advises Kogi youths

2face Idibia

on October 09, 2015   /   in Music, News 8:36 am

Popular musician, Innocent Idibia aka 2Face, has advised youths in Kogi not to engage in violence before, during and after th Read More →

Sir Boj and friends to set Apapa on fire


on October 09, 2015   /   in Entertainment, News

SENSATIONAL crooner, Sir Boj is billed to storm Apapa, Lagos, tomorrow in a show that promises to leave the fun loving resi Read More →

Why I delved into jewellery collection – Yemi Alade


on October 09, 2015   /   in Entertainment, News

MULTIPLE award-winning singer, Yemi Alade is leaving no stone unturned in her quest for brand extension as she recently part Read More →

Dan Lu set to break into Nigerian music scene


on October 09, 2015   /   in Entertainment, News

Dan Lu, who was in the country during the week to wrap up the deal with Kcee said, he chose to Collabo with Kcee following th Read More →

Remy Martin opens exclusive membership club

on October 09, 2015   /   in Entertainment, News

AS part of its culture of celebrating excellence and perfection, Fine Champagne Cognac Rémy Martin has opened a first-of-its-kind exclusive membership XO Club to be opened by a cognac brand in Nigeria. Read More →

I don’t see myself as a good rapper – Jesse Jagz

Jesse Jagz

on October 08, 2015   /   in Entertainment, News 9:22 pm

Talented rapper, Jesse Jagz who is considered to be one of the finest rappers in the Nigerian music terrain, has declared re Read More →

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Blatter fights ban as FIFA plans Oct 20 crisis talks

Sepp Blatter, FIFA President

on October 09, 2015   /   in News, Sports 8:42 pm

FIFA president Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90-day ban that forced him out of office, his lawyers confirmed Friday, as w Read More →

Enyeama lied, I never insulted his mother – Oliseh

Sunday Oliseh

on October 09, 2015   /   in News, Sports

Vincent Enyeama ditched the Super Eagles in Belgium; calling time on his international career, but not without some controver Read More →

Pinnick to Eagles: Forget Enyeama/Oliseh saga, beat Cameroon

Pinnick addressing Super Eagles players

on October 09, 2015   /   in News, Sports

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has challenged the Super Eagles to approach their international friendly against Cameroon on Sund Read More →

I am “The Normal One”- Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool coach


on October 09, 2015   /   in News, Sports

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp described himself as "The Normal One" as he faced the media for the first time following h Read More →

Enyeama: Oliseh got it wrong — Chukwu


on October 09, 2015   /   in News, Sports

FORMER Green Eagles captain, Christian Chukwu has faulted coach Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh on his poor handling that led to the Read More →

Toro, Garba blame Oliseh, Enyeama


on October 09, 2015   /   in News, Sports

FORMER Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Alhaji Sani Ahmed Toro and a former Super Eagles winger, Read More →